Adam West may be gone, but he will never be forgotten. Indeed, the man was a legend of pop culture, and the definitive Batman for at least one generation.
Tomorrow, June 15, the city of Los Angeles will pay tribute to the late Caped Crusader with a ceremonial lighting of the Batsignal. Check out all of the details in the press release below.
THE GOOD CITIZENS OF LOS ANGELES TO PAY TRIBUTE TO ADAM WEST
Mayor Eric Garcetti and LA Police Department Chief Charlie Beck to Light Bat-Signal in Honor of Beloved Batman TV Series Star
Holy Bat-signal, Batman! In a fitting tribute to pop culture icon Adam West, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Department Chief Charlie Beck will join surprise Bat-guests for a ceremonial lighting of the Bat-signal at City Hall this Thursday evening, June 15.
The legendary star of the classic Batman TV series, which aired from 1966-68, passed away on Friday, June 9 at the age of 88. In rememberance of West’s unforgettable portrayal of the celebrated “Bright Knight,” Mayor Garcetti and Chief Beck will light the iconic Bat-signal, which will be projected onto the tower of Los Angeles City Hall at Spring Street. Attending Bat-fans are invited to don their Bat-suits and trusty utility belts in honor of West’s signature role as the true crimefighter.
Here are the details of the ceremony:
When: Thursday, June 15
Time: 9:00 PM PST
Location: Los Angeles City Hall, Spring Street Steps: 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
If fans are not able to join in the tribute Thursday night, the West family encourages Adam’s “old chums” to make a donation to the Adam West Memorial Fund for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Idaho-based charity for children diagnosed with cancer and their families, Camp Rainbow Gold.